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Threading and Multithreading

Faisal Fuad
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Joined: Jul 05, 2011
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Hi, is there any nice JavaRanch's tutorial on "Threading and Multithreading"? Recently I found a really good tutorial on Pass-by-value here: and wondering it will be nice if can find something similar type tutorial on Threading specific.

Thanks a lot
John de Michele

Joined: Mar 09, 2009
Posts: 600

Threading is a complex subject, and you really can't learn it well just from doing a tutorial. I suggest you pick up a copy of Java Concurrency in Practice by Goetz, et al.. It's one of the best books out there on the subject.

Jesper de Jong
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Oracle has a tutorial: Concurrency

I'd also highly recommend the Java Concurrency in Practice book that John mentioned.

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Faisal Fuad
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Joined: Jul 05, 2011
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Thanks John...indeed I do feel the same that Threading is not that simple stuff ! By the way, seems your referenced book will be a very good point for me to start with. Let me have a collection of it in my Library Thank you again.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Threading and Multithreading
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